Do you find yourself in a mid-afternoon slump at the office? Do you drag yourself home only to collapse onto the sofa and look forward to the day ending so you can get into the bed?
Moving more may be the last thing you think of doing and what you desire the least, but it could be exactly what you need to help you feel alert and less tired when the day comes to a close.
In order to stick to an exercise program, and make it work for you, you need to find a way to keep that original motivation. Here are some tips to help get you motivated, and encourage you to stay that way.
People who are just beginning workout routines are especially prone to exercise injuries, but they can also happen to experienced athletes. Below are a few simple ways that you can help keep your body protected from unnecessary injuries.
Baby boomers who see the signs of age upon their bodies often try to do too much exercise too fast and end up injuring themselves. It's tough to pace yourself especially when you remember the times when your body could land that ball or do a fast serve over the net without breaking a sweat. Pushing your body beyond its limits now however might just lead to injuries.
Here are some tips to help you stay fit and get your exercise without injuring yourself.
When you want to lose weight, you might start focusing on dietary changes like cutting calories, reducing portion sizes and eliminating junk food. These are all great changes that will indeed result in weight loss, but there's another factor to consider. For health purposes, it's i to focus on getting FIT rather than just losing weight. After all, it's possible to be thin and sickly, thin and weak, and thin and unhealthy, right?
It's not only your diet and exercise routine that helps you to lose weight. While your cardio program does burn a lot of calories, making other small changes to your lifestyle adds up to a big difference.
The human body isn't made for sitting at a desk, in front of a computer for hours on end. Yet that's what I do. And I bet you do, too. Here are some ways you can get up off your duff, at work and at home.
A study by researchers at the University of Georgia found something very interesting: people who don't exercise regularly can increase their energy and reduce their level of fatigue with low intensity exercise.
Are you feeling bored while working out? Does the thought of working out feel you with dread? Find out Fitness Coach John Sifferman's simple solution to exercise boredom.
Do you consistently procrastinate about working out? Do you do almost anything to avoid going to the gym or hopping on the treadmill at home? If so, it's time to break out of those excuses once and for all and create the active lifestyle you want.
Here's an easy 8 step plan to help you use that moment as a starting point to break out of that weight loss rut that you're in.
When you're trying to lose weight, everything you can do to make exercise easier and more efficient helps. If you've been struggling to make exercise a permanent part of your life, or if you are just starting a workout routine, take a look at these weight loss exercise tips to improve your results
It's such a common occurrence, it's become a cliche: you spend hundreds, if not thousands of dollars, on a treadmill, exercise bike or an elliptical machine, only to see it gather enough dust to make your mother weep when she visits-or worse yet, you can't even see the darn thing because it's a rather expensive clothes hanger. Out of sight, out of mind seems to be your motto.
When it comes to exercise, motivation is critical. Many people get very excited about exercise in the beginning, but as the workouts get harder and the weight comes off more slowly, their motivation begins to fade.
You must make a continual effort to keep yourself mentally open to exercise. Here are a few tips to help you recharge your batteries